Saturday, April 4, 2020

International

U.S. House Votes to Reauthorize Export-Import Bank

The U.S House of Representatives this week took the second step of a complicated process to reauthorize the Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank. The 313-118 vote on...

Trans-Pacific Partnership Talks Reach Successful Conclusion; Ratification Next

Negotiators among the 12 Trans-Pacific economies for the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) successfully concluded their wide-ranging trade negotiations on October 5. The TPP includes the...

CalChamber Hosts Singapore Ambassador at 50th Anniversary of Independence Lunch

The strong trading ties between Singapore and the United States, as well as California, were the focus on October 6 as the California Chamber...

China Investors Looking to U.S. Real Estate as Safer Way to Diversify Portfolios

California and other U.S. real estate markets are likely to see an intensification of upward trends in Chinese investment due to the recent turmoil...

CalChamber Urges Support for Transatlantic Economic Partnership

The California Chamber of Commerce is urging the California congressional delegation to support the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). Europe and the United States...

CalChamber Keeps Up Pressure to Reauthorize Export-Import Bank

The California Chamber of Commerce continues to urge Congress to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) in order to continue...

CalChamber Urges Reauthorization of Program for Immigrant Investors

The California Chamber of Commerce and a growing coalition of industry stakeholders will be urging Congress to reauthorize a program to attract foreign investments...

President Signs CalChamber-Backed Bills Promoting U.S./State Trade Capabilities

U.S. President Barack Obama recently signed several California Chamber of Commerce-supported trade bills. A key victory for free trade supporters was the legislation renewing the...

CalChamber Urges Reauthorization of Successful Export-Import Bank

The California Chamber of Commerce this week asked the state’s representatives in Congress to support reauthorizing the U.S. Export-Import Bank, which expired on June...

Victory for Trade Promotion with CalChamber Support

In a victory for the California Chamber of Commerce and other longtime supporters of free trade, federal legislation renewing the authority of the President...

California Congressional Delegation Vote on Trade Promotion Authority

Senate (June 24) Ayes (1 of 60) Feinstein (D-San Francisco) Noes (1 of 38) Boxer (D-Rancho Mirage) U.S. House of Representatives (June 18) Ayes (16 of 218) Bera (D-Elk Grove) Calvert (R-Corona) Costa (D-Fresno) Davis...

Japan-California Trade/Investment Ties in Spotlight at Annual Business Gathering

An annual meeting between the California Chamber of Commerce and Japan business leaders highlighted California’s continuing interdependence with one of its largest export partners. Leading...

CalChamber Applauds U.S. Senate for Passing Bipartisan Trade Promotion Bill

The California Chamber of Commerce today commended the U.S. Senate for passing Trade Promotion Authority. The measure renews the authority for the President and/or U.S....

CalChamber Continues Push for Trade, Cites Benefits

The U.S. House of Representatives this week agreed with the California Chamber of Commerce, voting 218-208 to renew the authority of the President and/or...

CalChamber Urges State Senate to Support Reauthorization of Export-Import Bank

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported state resolution urging Congress to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) is awaiting a vote...

CalChamber International Forum Highlights Transatlantic, Trans-Pacific Relationships

U.S. relations with trading partners across the Atlantic and around the Pacific, as well as federal Trade Promotion Authority legislation were the topics of...